How to Change a MyTana Cable Reel

Posted by MyTana on Aug 15, 2022 8:22:00 AM

Drain lines come in a variety of sizes. Many plumbers and drain cleaners find themselves changing reels midday or even mid-job. While some manufacturers attach reels with brackets and screws, MyTana cable machines all come with quick-change drive springs. Following the steps below, you can change your reel in under two minutes with only a hex key tool.

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Topics: Buyer's Guide, Pro Tip, Cable Machine, Resources

Jetters 101: Common Questions About Nozzles

Posted by MyTana on Jul 13, 2022 7:53:12 PM

Jetters are an essential sewer and drain cleaning tool. If you are new to the drain cleaning world, training new team members, or looking to start your own business in drain cleaning, understanding the ins and outs of jetters is important. Nozzles, one of the key components of a good jetter system, often bring up specific questions like: how nozzles work with jetters, how a nozzle’s design affects the work it can do, and why nozzles have such variance in pricing.

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Topics: Buyer's Guide, Jetter, Product Spotlight, Resources

An Updated Guide to Buying a Portable Push Camera

Posted by MyTana on Jun 16, 2022 3:45:00 AM

Purchasing an inspection camera can be one of your most important investments in the drain cleaning industry. Having the right camera in your toolset can boost your efficiency, productivity and ultimately, your profitability. If you are considering a push-cam, you want to make sure your investment is the right one, especially when you’re a self-employed professional. In addition to setting a realistic budget based on your business needs, you’ll want to consider three main areas: what your typical job site looks like (residential vs. commercial, etc.); what features are important to you, including video and display size; and the types and sizes of pipes you’ll normally be inspecting.

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Topics: Buyer's Guide, Resources, The Drain Business

Launching or Growing Your Own Drain Cleaning Business

Posted by MyTana on Apr 12, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Investing in a quality jetter: a brief guide 

Many dream of owning a business. Being your own boss and in control of your time means you are in charge of your work/life balance. Though it does also mean you’ll need to oversee additional business aspects like marketing and accounting, the tradeoff can be significant. You’ll get to keep working directly with clients, and you’ll be able to invest in the tools you want. 

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Topics: Buyer's Guide, Jetter, Business Series, The Drain Business

10 Questions to Ask Before Buying A Cable Machine

Posted by Allison Symonds on Mar 21, 2018 5:40:41 PM

Cable machines can last for years. That makes investing in quality a no-brainer, but it also makes buying a new one a daunting process. What if it’s prone to breaking down or is cumbersome to haul?

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Topics: Buyer's Guide, Cable Machine

Choosing a Plumber Camera: The Basics

Posted by MyTana on Sep 1, 2017 8:28:28 PM

Choosing the right plumber camera can have major consequences for your productivity and profitability. We encourage customers to begin every purchase by asking:

  1. What size pipe will you be inspecting most often?
  2. Where do you commonly inspect?
  3. What display size do you want?
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Topics: Inspection System, Buyer's Guide

About MyTana

MyTana is a full-service manufacturer of drain cleaning and inspection equipment, including cable machines, drain jetters and plumber cameras. The company also offers cables, blades, nozzles and other accessories for plumbers and drain cleaners. By selling direct, MyTana is able to maintain competitive pricing while offering a high level of personalized service and support. MyTana equipment is factory-direct and American made.

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